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Fiction Review Highlights

A selection of fiction highlights from the review pages

Hot Stew

Fiona Mozley

Diary of a Film

Niven Govinden

The Lamplighters

Emma Stonex

Signed first edition

The April Dead

Alan Parks

The Committed

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Beowulf

Maria Headley

Win

Harlan Coben

The Field

Robert Seethaler

Acts of Desperation

Megan Nolan

Transient Desires

Donna Leon

American Dirt

Jeanine Cummins

Open Water

Caleb Azumah Nelson

Signed bookplate

Alexandria

Paul Kingsnorth

Maxwell's Demon

Steven Hall

Milk Fed

Melissa Broder

A Town Called Solace

Mary Lawson

Slough House

Mick Herron

Signed first edition

We Are Not in the World

Conor O'Callaghan

Transcendent Kingdom

Yaa Gyasi

No One Is Talking About This

Patricia Lockwood

Signed first edition

'the pizzazz of the language lends strange beauty to her portrait of an all too recognisable world' Observer

Asylum Road

Olivia Sudjic

Signed bookplate

"unerring instinct for asking timely questions"

The Observer

Under a Dark Angel's Eye

Patricia Highsmith

"pleasurable sort of terror"
The Telegraph

Cathedral

Ben Hopkins

"beautifully written... profoundly insightful"

The Times

The City of Tears

Kate Mosse

Signed first edition

"enjoyable, intricately plotted piece of escapism"

The Times

The Art of Falling

Danielle McLaughlin

"multiple plates not just spinning but humming harmoniously"
The Times

The Prophets

Robert Jones Jr.

Signed first edition

"sense of building tragedy that draws you in"
The Times

A Prince and a Spy

Rory Clements

"captivating historical thriller"
Financial Times

Luster

Raven Leilani

Signed first edition

"frank, filthy and darkly funny debut"
Financial Times

Luckenbooth

Jenni Fagan

Signed by the author Signed first edition

"mysterious world between Edinburgh's beautiful streets"
Financial Times

The Other Bennet Sister

Janice Hadlow

Signed bookplate

"an immersive and engaging new version of a familiar world"
The Guardian

Light Perpetual

Francis Spufford

Signed first edition

"With exceptional care, with a loving shrewdness"
The Guardian

Mrs Death Misses Death

Salena Godden

Signed bookplate

"wry illuminations of the anxieties of our age"

The Guardian

The Mask Falling

Samantha Shannon

Signed bookplate

"...the narrative exerts the same vice-like grip as before, with danger, deception, hair's-breadth escapes and new revelations coming think and fast." The Guardian